The Government is taking action to improve the health of the Hauraki Gulf
by supporting the restoration of shellfish reefs and beds announced Minister for Conservation Eugenie Sage at a meeting of the Hauraki Gulf
Forum in Auckland on Tuesday evening.
We had just crossed Auckland Harbour and part of the Hauraki Gulf
, passing in the shadow of Rangitoto, an extinct volcano.
The summary said Greer also proposes to maintain and improve the airfield operations as a viable, commercial airfield facility to service the greater Hauraki Gulf
area and Auckland.
TOP TIP Take a boat tour of Hauraki Gulf
to spot the rare Bryde's whale and dolphins.
He collected the squid eggs from seaweed in the Hauraki Gulf
, near Auckland, and was rearing them in a tank at Auckland University of Technology.
The pilot in command, ANZ 747 Fleet Manager Keith Pattie, and his crew will operate the flight predominantly over the wider Hauraki Gulf
The test flight will last for approximately two hours and will depart from Auckland Airport, operating mainly over the Hauraki Gulf
A state funeral is being planned as he had desired in his memoirs, where he also wrote, "I should like my ashes to be spread on the beautiful waters of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf
, to be washed gently ashore maybe on the many pleasant beaches near the place where I was born.
Instead he wanted his ashes to be "spread on the beautiful waters of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf
to be washed gently ashore" on the beaches near his birthplace.
In the huge bay of islands outside - known as the Hauraki Gulf
- there is just one kilo of lobster in every hectare.
One of the world's first marine reserves--Goat Island Reserve at the northern end of the Hauraki Gulf
of New Zealand--turned 30 this year, and is proving the value of the marine reserve system in maintaining biodiversity.